Subject Re: MySQL buys Netfrastructure
Author Svein Erling Tysvær
> "Ann W. Harrison" wrote:
> Hi - Jim sent this to the Firebird administrators, architects,
> and developers. All I can add to it is that the management of
> MySQL has been very understanding and supportive of my intention
> to continue to work with Firebird.

Good to hear!

> Parts of what Jim wrote:
> My company, Netfrastructure, Inc., has been acquired by MySQL, AB.
> As part of the agreement, I will be working full time for MySQL.
> My decision to join MySQL has almost nothing to do with Firebird and
> everything to do with Netfrastructure.
> Some aspects of Netfrastructure technology have already been
> contributed to the Vulcan project, but Firebird and Netfrastructure
> are architecturally incompatible. An attempt to integrate the
> technologies would be unlikely to meet the goals of either project.

Does this mean that the architecture of MySQL and Netfrastructure are
more compatible, or that Jim will be working to make MySQL more
compatible with Netfrastructure? I take it that MySQL and
Netfrastructure will not continue to be two completely separate products?